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CORONA VIRUS HOTLINE: Information hotline for those who suspect they may have the coronavirus. Anyone experiencing symptoms should stay at home and dial 900 400 061 or 955 545 060 – and only call 112 in an emergency.
When you need reliable info consult The Citizens Advice Bureau Spain at https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/…or the website or Facebook page of your local Town Hall (Ayuntamiento).
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La Casa Hotel & Restaurant: Gourmet curry night
Coming soon at Hotel and Restaurant La Casa Torrox pueblo
Gourmet curry night on Friday 25th September!!
3 course set menu served to your table
starter will be homemade onion Bhaji with all the trimmings
main course to include Lamb Madras, Prawn Tikka and Chicken Jalfrezi with Basmati Rice and naan bread
Desert fresh mango and Mango ice.
If you are vegetarian no problem just let us know 48hours before and we will make it especially for you!
Only 22.50 per person we do only have limited spaces so do not leave it too long to book!
If you want to include an overnight stay in the Hotel we are offering this at a special price for diners at just 59 euro for a double room.
LA CASA Hotel & Restaurant
Calle Baja, Plazuela De Barajas 3
Torrox, 29770, Malaga, España
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Archgrove Services: A family run light haulage/transport company with bases in Archez, Spain and near Oxford, UK.
We provide a one stop service for all your transport needs and pride ourselves on reliability, flexibility, good communication and a very much ‘can do’ approach. No job is too small and there is always a solution.
Our services include:
Regular runs between UK and Spain;
Transport of personal property from full house moves to vehicles down to small single items;
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Packing, including supply of packing materials;
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Storage of property and vehicles in UK and Spain;
Any jobs in Western Europe and Scandinavia considered; and,
Fully Insured with Haulage, Goods In Transit and Public Liability policies.
If we can be of service please contact Steve & Gail. We are on Facebook and always available to chat through your needs and provide a free no obligation quote if required. FB-Link
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SPW Construction Services: Professional high quality building service, fully qualified tradesmen to all trades.
Extensions, retaining walls, driveways, swimming pools, damp problems, roofs, blocked drains.
Replacement kitchens and bathrooms, Tiling and terraces. Plumbing, electrics and plastering, painting.
Architect service, building licence applications.
For free consultation and estimate contact us on 622 938 440 Scott/Arenas
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MS Bespoke Joinery: Specialist in custom-design units. If you can design it, I can make it!With over 30 years experience in all aspects of Carpentry and Joinery in the UK and Spain, I am able to offer my services along the Costa del Sol, including inland.
Range of skills include:
1st and 2nd fix Carpentry
Wood flooring installation
Custom made furniture
Kitchen fitting and refurbishment
No job too small — furniture repair, flat-pack construction, shelving, etc.
Contact Mick at +34 696161 951 or +44 7575 597060
Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent
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Moonette Aromatic Skincare for 40+
*We are a Torrox based company specializing in the creation of formulas which help prevent premature skin ageing*
As our skin is the first layer of our defence against microbial infections, ultraviolet radiation and environmental contamination it plays a vital role in our lives. As we grow older however, our skin will become thinner, more sensitive, less firm and require the use of treatments containing specific ingredients to the care of treating mature skin.
Recognizing this need we have created a range of formulas which help reduce the appearance of the signs of ageing by smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, and also by eliminating blemishes and imperfection.
At Moonette, we are passionate about health, beauty and plants. Your skin will benefit from the properties of botanic essential oils combined with a selection of nutrients for deep hydration and cell revitalization, all sourced from the finest natural ingredients.
Naturally, we care about our planet and feel the need to help reduce the sheer volumes of plastics waste that are generated daily around the globe. Presently, we are minimizing the usage of plastic materials in our production while seeking alternative forms of packaging. To help reduce pollution we are asking all customers to recycle or reuse their Moonette skincare containers, and offering:
* A discount on future purchases to clients recycling containers
Free testers of eye cream, face cream, and body cream are available on request. You can also try out testers in 2 beauty salons in Torre del Mar and Puente Don Manuel (Alcaucin).
September Sale- 10% discount if you purchase 2 items in a phone or an email order. To find out more or to order, please call us on 650 044 102.
Founder- Margaret Gosling
www.moonette.es & Moonette FB Link
For Sale: Toyota Corolla Verso 2.2 D4D Diesel €3495 ono
7 seater with 8 air bags. 2007, ITV until March 2021 and taxes paid. Spanish registered, RHD. Digital dual control air conditioning, parking sensors, cruise control, traction and stability, 4 electric windows, tinted rear windows, electric mirrors, radio/CD player, remote central locking. 111,000 miles, one previous owner, 2 keys. Good condition inside and out. Between Nerja/Frigiliana. Tel. Juliette 693993261 or
For Sale: Ford Maverick 2.7 tdi. 1994. Needs ITV and will require some work, tyres and a rear light. Has a tow bar with paperwork. Runs and drives very well.
1100euros. o.n.o or make me an offer.
Located near Archez.
Phone Derek. 690 066 309
Email. dereksvillas at hotmail dot co dot uk
For Sale: Profesional Strimmer Anova D546HXP, 2 years old and hardly used. Wanted to check everything before selling so I took it to the tecnical sevice. New: 375€, now selling for 150€
To be picked up / Torrox Campo area
Contact Anne-Kathrin or Gawan : 653 666 189
Wanted: A strimmer and rotovator.
Contact Ed at: edwardmurphy at live dot co dot uk
Recommendations & Requests
New Bus Schedule For Torrox: Starts today. Visit their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/AytoTorrox/
Pool leak: We have a leaking pool, most likely at the sump/deep end. Can anybody please recommend an individual or company to help fix this? Many thanks in advance. Located Torrox Campo/Manzano Alto. Nigel.
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News & Articles
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Please be careful about believing crisis info posts on Fakebook, Social Media and even mainline news sources: There are tons of hoaxes circulating. If there is no verifiable source provided with the info, while it may contain some degree of truth (as do all good lies) you should always have a healthy degree of scepticism. -Ed.
Andalucia Teachers Call For Strike: The strike is being called to take effect for all non-university public education centres in the Junta de Andalucia and is being called to occur between September 15, 2020, at midnight until October 16, 2020 at midnight.
In correspondence received by parents from the Junta de Andalucia on Friday September 11, 2020, the strike is considered necessary to ensure the safety of both staff and students.
As agreed by a union assembly, the action is to ensure that teachers do not have to take unnecessary risks at being exposed to Covid-19 without an effective vaccine or treatment process being available. Full story: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/09/14/breaking-news-teachers-x-publica-dxp-have-called-for-an-immediate-teachers-strike/
EU plays the money card as Johnson faces Brexit revolt in parliament:
The European Union on Monday ramped up pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to step back from breaking the Brexit divorce treaty, delaying a key decision on London’s euro clearing just as he faces a rebellion in the British parliament.
The European Union says Johnson’s plan would wreck trade talks and propel the United Kingdom towards a messy Brexit while former British leaders have warned that breaking the law is a step too far that will tarnish the country’s image. Full story: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu/eu-plays-the-money-card-as-johnson-faces-brexit-revolt-in-parliament-idUSKBN2650LI
Israel to Celebrate Jewish New Year Under a Second Lockdown:
Citizens will be confined to within 500 yards of their homes for at least three weeks in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus.
The announcement on Sunday came barely four months after Israel emerged from its last lockdown, too hastily, many critics said, and as its per capita infection rate rose to among the highest in the world. Full story: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/13/world/middleeast/israel-second-lockdown.html
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The Spanish government has a hotline to answer all queries from Brits living in Spain about the implications of Brexit, in English. Callers can ring 060 when in Spain or +34 902 887060 if calling from abroad and an automated system will offer the choice of either Spanish or English.
You will then be offered a choice of information on the different issues.
The service also offers the option of speaking to an operator for those requiring further information or with a specific query not dealt with by the automated options. Source: https://www.thelocal.es/20200218/spain-launches-dedicated-brexit-hotline
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Useful Links, Info & Numbers
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
Saturday: Competa, Mezquitilla@Algarrobo behind the Sala Ottowa
Sunday: Velez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot
Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
Frigiliana: 952 533 231
Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112
Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
Torre del Mar: 952 549 238
Local News in English, The Sur: http://www.surinenglish.com/
Local News in English, The Local: https://www.thelocal.es/
Spain National News in English, El Pais: https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html
EU News in English, EuroWeekly: https://www.euroweeklynews.com
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